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Rod Murchison

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Rod Murchison
  • Vice President, Product Management, CrowdStrike

  • Advisory Board Member, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State


Rod Murchison is a seasoned industry leader with a 20-year history of bringing innovative products and solutions to market. As Vice President of Product Management, Rod is responsible for driving product strategy and ensuring our products, pricing and packaging create excellent value for CrowdStrike customers.

Rod previously served as VP of Product Management for Tripwire, a leader in security and configuration management. While at Tripwire, his vision of a multi-service product architecture shaped the direction for the acquisition of nCircle and the delivery of the unified agent platform. Under his leadership, Tripwire captured significant share in the security and vulnerability management market and exited with a successful acquisition by Belden.

Earlier in his career, Rod held executive-level positions at Boeing through the acquisition of Narus, Juniper through the acquisition of NetScreen, and Blue Coat during the highly successful IPO. Rod currently serves on advisory boards for the Penn State University College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), and Cyphort. Rod holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University, and has authored several patents in the fields of security, networking, encryption, and authentication.